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Life of Sir William E. Logan ... first director of the Geological Survey of Canada

Life of Sir William E. Logan ... first director of the Geological Survey of Canada

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Published by Dawson Bros. in Montréal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logan, W. E. -- Sir, -- 1798-1875.,
  • Geology -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementchiefly compiled from his letters, journals and reports by Bernard J. Harrington.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 05373.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxv, 432 p.
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17785648M
    ISBN 100665053738

    Engraving of Logan, and Tent sketch from Bernard James Harrington and Sir John William Dawson, Life of Sir William E. Logan (), frontispiece, and p Text from Obituary notice read before the Natural History Society of Montreal (25 Oct ), reprinted in The American Journal of Science and Arts (Feb ), 11, No. 62, Buy geological survey of canada Books at Shop amongst our popular books, including , Prospector's Handbook no. 1, Report On The Minerals Of Some Of The Apatite-bearing Veins Of Ottawa County, Q. and more from geological survey of canada. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.

      Just one year before Darwin published his book, a strange green-white-layered limestone of "Precambrian age", collected along the Ottawa River, was brought to the attention of William E. Logan Author: David Bressan. wrote the biography of Logan titled “Life of Sir William E. Logan, Kt.” (Dawson Brothers, Publishers, , pp). This book contains an extensive and valuable account of Logan’s life and contributions to Canada’s economic development. The Murray notes, which are reproduced here, were a useful reference for Harrington who.

    In the book he repeatedly refers to the discoveries of Sir William Edmond Logan*, the first director of the Geological Survey of Canada, and acknowledges his debt to the work of Canadians Elkanah Billings* and John William Dawson*. The following year Bigsby was elected to the Royal Society and received its Murchison Medal. My dissertation (defended 30 March ) is on Sir William E. Logan (), a British-Canadian scientist who was the first director of the Geological Survey of Canada. A pdf version is available the National Library of Canada -- please note that this remains a fully copyrighted work.


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